Often considered to be the Bible of French wine guides, the Guide Hachette has published its latest selection in the 2016 edition. A star was awarded to our Limoux blend of selected barrels, La Trilogie, for its “seductive bouquet of acacia, pear and beeswax”.
Jancis Robinson has high praise for Languedoc wines in this latest compilation of the region in her Purple Pages. The region “offers some of the finest value in the wine world … but the real treasure is in more artisanally-produced wines”, she says. The tasting notes on our wines (below) are her team’s update of her […]
France’s leading wine writing duo, Bettane and Desseauve, have published the 2016 update of their gargantuan Wine Guide, covering over 8,800 wines from 2,207 producers in France. The wines from Rives-Blanques are “refined and fresh”, they said.
“The white wines made from Chardonnay, Chenin or Mauzac in Limoux can be remarkable when they come from high-altitude vineyards”, says La Revue du Vin de France in its latest 2016 guide to The Best Wines of France, affectionately known as the “Green Guide”. Those from Chateau Rives-Blanques are “a lovely example of Limoux white […]
“It was a brave move”, says Decanter’s Andrew Jefford, “to introduce barrel fermentation (….) but it is the varietal possibilities that give Limoux whites their interest. No one else in southern France can do anything remotely similar”. This insightful article about Limoux’s still wines follows “Kissing the Wind”, a look at the appellation’s fizz, which […]